This month, NASHP features its chart: Medicaid Developmental Screening Policies by State. It provides an overview of state developmental screening policies and details which tools are used by the 32 states that specify developmental screening tools. The chart also identifies reimbursement rates for developmental screening, screening requirements, and more. Check out other resources at the […]
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Minnesota Department of Health (2018). Guidance document for primary care providers participating in Minnesota’s Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) program. Directs providers to obtain a comprehensive health history, including social determinants of health. Includes an example of a screening questionnaire for social determinants of health and a link to resources to address family needs.
Vermont Department of Health (2017). Guidance document that provides evidence‐based, practical strategies for practitioners in different parts of the healthcare system on how to incorporate prevention in their efforts to improve population health. Clinical and community strategies to improve developmental screening rates are included on pages 25-26.
Jo Stainsby and Katelynn Burns (2018). Press release dated October 31, 2018 describing Oklahoma’s initiative to bring the Reach out and Read program to Medicaid providers. Through this initiative, which is financed through a Health Services Initiative (HSI), providers will be encourages to administer developmental screenings during the well-child visit.
This month, we feature a new NASHP fact sheet: Vermont Uses an Accountable Care Organization Model to Promote Developmental Screenings during Well Child Visits. Vermont’s Medicaid Next Generation Model Accountable Care Model (ACO) program is designed to increase developmental screening of young children during their well-child visits in order to identify and treat development delays, […]
This month, NASHP features Transforming Pediatrics to Support Population Health: Recommendations for Practice Changes and How to Pay for Them, a report that reflects the recommendations of a study group convened in 2018 by the Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut and the Connecticut Health Foundation. This multi-stakeholder group considered opportunities and challenges in reforming […]
This month, NASHP features its blog, New Governors Take the Long View in Addressing Early Childhood Development. This year a growing number of governors are promoting investments in the future health of their states by focusing resources on their youngest citizens today. This investment to help young children become healthy and productive adults can yield […]
This month, NASHP features its Resources to Help States Improve Integrated Care for Children issue hub. Integrating children’s care improves early identification and treatment of health issues that can improve children’s well-being and avoid costly medical, special education, foster care, and criminal justice expenses. The issue hub provides valuable resources for states interested in the Integrated […]
This month, NASHP features its updated Medicaid Incentives and Measures for Developmental Screening map. State Medicaid agencies promote early identification of developmental concerns or delays in young children in a variety of ways, including providing financial incentives and establishing performance measures. The map showcases that, in an increase from 2016, 18 states have established measures […]
This month on the Healthy Child Development State Resource Center, NASHP features its updated developmental screening measures map that tracks voluntary state reporting of the developmental screening measure for children enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in the CHIPRA Core Set of Children’s Health Care Quality Measures. Check out […]